A hook- super micro or macro
Present a conflict, or something that needs to be pondered (how do we define, etc,
An anecdote or personal connection which subtly introduces the main idea
Establishes the author's voice
Breaking Bad Pilot
1. 5 Essential Questions
a. Who is the story about?
i. The story is about Walter White of Ontario, California.
b. What do they want?
i. Walter wants the life he really deserves. He wants money to
support his growing family and live comf
-The Book of Nightmares
-Shall We Gather at the River
-Collected Poetry and Prose
Are you ok?
Eva sees Matts eyes rise, slowly and sadly. Hes not doing too good. Not too good.
Ok lets go.
Eva takes Matt away from the party and deep into the apartments hallway. Once they reach the closest
thing to silence, Eva finds Matt silen
Writer: Jorge Luis Borges
of Coleridge, Time and
Essays read: Pascals Sphere, The Dream
J.W. Dunne, Partial Magic in the
Patterns of Content
(Themes, topics, images, etc.)
Patterns of Form